Police Department

Silver Alert Advisory

Independence Police Department

223 N. Memorial Drive

Independence, MO 64050-3013

Public Information Office

Officer Tom Gentry

(816) 325-7258


News Release


For immediate release: February 6, 2015


Silver Alert


On today’s date at approximately 10:00 a.m. Mr. Tommie E. Richardson, 69 yrs old, 5’ 9”, 155 lbs, gray hair, hazel eyes, walked away from his home in the 100 block of Southside Blvd. Independence, Mo. Mr. Richardson has been diagnosed as having dementia.

 Mr. Richardson was wearing a black leather cap, green and gray fleece jacket, blue jeans, and possibly a tan coat.

 Please see the attached photos of Mr. Tommie E. Richardson.

 If anyone sees or has any information regarding the whereabouts of Mr. Richardson, please contact the Independence Police Department at (816) 836-3600, (816) 325-7810 or (816) 325-7812.